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If I get pedal edema will my soles get puffy too?

If I get pedal edema will my soles get puffy too?

Most likely not: The tissues in your soles usually dose not swell much comparing to the rest of the foot. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


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What is pedal edema? Why do people get it?

What is pedal edema? Why do people get it?

Swollen feet.: Pedal edema (swollen feet) has any number of causes: venous disease, obesity, lymph problems, liver disease, kidney disease, or heart disease. High blood pressure often goes hand in had with these conditions. Some medicines (calcium channel blockers, thiazolidinediones, eg) can cause swelling too. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for pedal edema?

Depends on cause: If related to venous insufficiency, compression stockings and elevation (keeping feet up). If due to volume overload, Lasix (furosemide) or other diuretic. If this is a new problem check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms of bylateral pedal edema of +2?

What are the symtoms of bylateral pedal edema of +2?

2 + Edema: Patients with significant edema (e) have more in the afternoon if they are walking around. This causes them to get up after they go to bed to urinate and is caused by the e fluid going back into the circulation and excreted by the kidneys. Other symptoms are shoes that get tighter in the afternoon as the e fluid settles in the feet. See a doctor to find out why you have it and how you can treat it. ...Read more

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Is having pedal edema for a long time harmful? What type of medicines are there foredema caused by lever deasease

Is having pedal edema for a long time harmful? What type of medicines are
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Yes: More importantly than the local tissues being stretched out from the swelling is the need to address the reason your swelling is so difficult to get down. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Can it be possible to remedy pedal edema by dehydrating ourselves?

Can it be possible to remedy pedal edema by dehydrating ourselves?

No: Sorry, doesn't work like that, also that is dangerous if you have underlying heart or circulatory problems ...Read more

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What comes first pulmonary edema or pedal edema and why does it come first?

What comes first pulmonary edema or pedal edema and why does it come first?

It depends : Most heart failure is left heart failure, which is weakness, or inefficient pumping of the left ventricle. This causes back-up initially in the lungs, which will manifest itself as pulmonary congestion, or in more sever cases, pulmonary edema. The high pressure is then transmitted to the right heart, causing abdominal distinction and edema. Pure right heart failure exits, which causes edema. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Pedal Edema (Definition)

Pedal edema is fluid collection or ...Read more